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  • Mozilla ships Firefox 5, holds to new rapid-release plan

    Posted June 21, 2011 - 1:34 pm

    Mozilla today delivered the final version of Firefox 5, the first edition under the new faster-release regime it kicked off earlier this year.
  • Mozilla delivers Firefox 5 beta on schedule

    Posted May 23, 2011 - 9:44 am

    Mozilla has shipped the beta of the Firefox 5 browser as it moves to a more frequent release schedule.
  • Firefox 4 races further ahead of IE9

    Posted May 16, 2011 - 3:59 pm

    Mozilla may still be weeks away from automatically upgrading users of its aging Firefox 3.5 browser, but even without the benefit of those additional users its latest browser version continues to blast past Microsoft's competing Internet Explorer 9 in usage.
  • Firefox 4 tops 100M downloads, fails to move share

    Posted April 25, 2011 - 6:57 am

    In the month since Firefox 4's launch, the browser has racked up 100 million downloads, Mozilla said last weekend.
  • Can't wait for Firefox 5? Try Aurora now!

    Posted April 14, 2011 - 5:07 pm

    The Firefox 5 beta is only a month away thanks to Mozilla's speedy new development cycle, but you needn't wait until then to try the new browser.
  • Firefox 4 sets unofficial download record

    Posted March 27, 2011 - 8:37 pm

    Mozilla set an unofficial record for software downloads on the second day of Firefox 4's launch, the company said.
  • Firefox 4 tip: Put the tabs back where they belong

    Posted March 25, 2011 - 12:48 pm

    As I wrote the other day, there's a lot to like about Firefox 4, but I could live without some of the interface changes. For example, I don't care for the Reload button sitting way over at the far end of the address bar. (Here's how I put it back where it belongs.)
  • Review

    Firefox 4 review round-up: The critics weigh in

    Posted March 24, 2011 - 2:43 pm

    Firefox 4 is finally here, and its reviews are rolling in. Mozilla's new browser is its slickest yet, and adds new features like Tab Groups and Do Not Track. But with the recent launches of Internet Explorer 9 and Chrome 10, do critics think the latest version of Firefox can handle the competition? Let's check out highlights of the reviews.
  • Firefox 4 tip: Put reload button back where it belongs

    Posted March 24, 2011 - 9:24 am

    I'm still poking and prodding Firefox 4, which made its official debut just yesterday. So far, I like what I see--but a few interface quirks are driving me nuts.
  • Why Firefox 4 is winning the browser battle

    Posted March 24, 2011 - 9:16 am

    Microsoft may have seen fit to boast about the 2.35 million downloads its new Internet Explorer 9 browser received in its first 24 hours, but Mozilla's Firefox 4 has since essentially blown such figures out of the water.
  • Firefox 4 downloads doubling IE9's = Microsoft win!

    Posted March 23, 2011 - 12:30 pm

    Mozilla's new Firefox 4 browser was downloaded more than 4.7 million times since its release Tuesday, doubling the 24-hour download rate of Internet Explorer 9, which was made available last week.
  • Mozilla site shows Firefox 4 downloads in real time

    Posted March 22, 2011 - 9:51 pm

    Mozilla Firefox 4 was officially released on Tuesday, and within just a few short hours the browser had been downloaded more than a million times. To celebrate the browser's launch, Mozilla has opened the digital doors on a new download statistic Website, offering visitors a neat visual way to see Firefox 4 downloads in real-time.
  • Mozilla's Firefox 4 bags 1M downloads in 3 hours

    Posted March 22, 2011 - 2:32 pm

    More than one million Firefox 4 browser were downloaded during the first three hours of availability, a pace that would beat Microsoft's claim that 2.4 million copies of IE9 were downloaded the first day it was available last week.
  • Mozilla knocks Microsoft's decision to snub XP

    Posted March 21, 2011 - 3:39 pm

    Microsoft's decision to limit Internet explorer 9 support to Windows Vista and Windows 7 prompted criticism from Mozilla, whose rival Firefox browser continues to support the still widely-used Windows XP.
  • Firefox devs propose accelerated schedule

    Posted March 21, 2011 - 1:04 pm

    Firefox 4 development, which took nearly a year, was marked by umpteen beta releases and even this past weekend they snuck out a second release candidate, just days before the gold release on March 22. But Mozilla developers are working on a plan to pull Firefox into a 16-week release cycle.
  • Mozilla sets Firefox 4 release for Tuesday

    Posted March 17, 2011 - 12:13 pm

    Originally scheduled to ship last November, Firefox 4 will wrap up a development cycle that started in February 2010 with several developer previews, but began in earnest last July when Mozilla released the first of what would eventually be a dozen betas.
  • Google's incredibly annoying search redirects

    Posted March 10, 2011 - 6:18 pm

    What's going on when you click on a legitimate link found in a Google search, only to be redirected elsewhere?
  • Mozilla releases Firefox 4.0 release candidate

    Posted March 9, 2011 - 9:59 pm

    The new Firefox browser will feature a radically redesigned interface as well as new privacy controls
  • 5 women leaders who are shaping IT

    Posted March 9, 2011 - 10:21 am

    What better time than International Women's Day to recognize and celebrate some of the tech industry's female luminaries.
  • Mozilla follows Google, patches Firefox as prep for Pwn2Own

    Posted March 2, 2011 - 10:01 am

    Mozilla on Tuesday fixed 11 security flaws in Firefox, following in rival Google's footsteps in patching its browser before a hacking contest kicks off next week.
  • Mozilla delays final Firefox beta

    Posted February 19, 2011 - 9:41 pm

    It's looking increasingly unlikely that Mozilla will ship Firefox 4 by the end of February.
  • Do-not-track controls in Chrome, Firefox share fatal flaw

    Posted January 25, 2011 - 3:07 pm

    Google and Mozilla both want to give you more privacy controls in their Web browsers, but the way Chrome and Firefox handle do-not-track are quite different.
  • Mozilla do-not-track feature has a fatal flaw

    Posted January 24, 2011 - 12:20 pm

    Mozilla is working on a new privacy feature for its browser that will enable users to opt out of online tracking by enabling a do-not-track setting in the HTTP header. The approach is better than nothing, and arguably better than rival do-not-track proposals, but still has a fatal flaw--it relies on the tracking Web sites to play nice.
  • Firefox blacklists 'repeat offender' Skype add-on

    Posted January 21, 2011 - 4:35 pm

    Mozilla has blocked a Skype add-on for Firefox, saying it caused more then 40,000 crashes of the browser last week and seriously slowed page loading.
  • Mozilla pushes devs to make Feb. ship date for Firefox 4

    Posted January 14, 2011 - 11:36 am

    Mozilla hopes to have a final version of Firefox 4 ready to ship by the end of February, according to comments made by the company's engineering director.

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